News

New at TRAFO: Maras and the Darker Sides of Globalization

Marlon Carranza, researcher at the University of Leipzig, writes on the American gang “Mara Salvatrucha” at the “intersection of local and global forces that produce different versions of these gangs” in other parts of the world.

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Call for Applications: Exploratory Workshops

We invite scholars to develop and test research questions and project ideas from a transregional perspective in the framework of Exploratory Workshops in 2019. Closing date: 29 June 2018

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“New Books” auf TRAFO: Brecht, Turkish Theater, and Turkish-German Literature: Reception, Adaptation, and Innovation after 1960

Ela Gezen (EUME-Fellow 2015/16) presents her new book that investigates the reception of Bertolt Brecht by Turkish theater practitioners in Turkey and Germany.

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New: “Philological Encounters” Volume 3

We are delighted to announce the publication of the third volume, “Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Philological Encounters”, the latest special issue of Zukunftsphilologie’s journal  “Philological Encounters”. The special issue is edited by Islam Dayeh, Pascale Rabault-Feuerhahn and Umar Ryad.

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The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien is a research organization that promotes the internationalization of research in the humanities and social sciences.

The Forum provides scope for collaboration among researchers with different regional and disciplinary perspectives and appoints researchers from all over the world as Fellows.

In cooperation with universities and research institutions in Berlin and the rest of Germany, it carries out research projects and initiatives that examine other regions of the world and their relationship to Germany and Europe systematically and with new questions.

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Upcoming Events

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Events

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Mon 18 Jun 2018
17:00–19:00

Seminare Urban Studies Seminar
Deciphering Moroccan 'Cool': Urban Youth, Rap, and the Politics of Resistance
Cristina Moreno Almeida (King's College London)
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Deciphering Moroccan 'Cool': Urban Youth, Rap, and the Politics of Resistance Cristina Moreno Almeida (King's College London) Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin 20180618T170000 20180618T190000
Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin

Tue 19 Jun 2018
09:30–17:00

Workshops Prisma Ukraïna Workshop
When the Muses are not Silent: Intellectuals' and Artists' Responses to the Ukraine-Russia Conflict and post-Maidan Developments in Ukraine
Convened by Yuliya Yurchuk (Prisma Ukraïna Visiting Fellow 2018)
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When the Muses are not Silent: Intellectuals' and Artists' Responses to the Ukraine-Russia Conflict and post-Maidan Developments in Ukraine Convened by Yuliya Yurchuk (Prisma Ukraïna Visiting Fellow 2018) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin Prisma Ukraïna Workshop 20180619T093000 20180619T170000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Wed 20 Jun 2018
17:00–18:30

Seminare EUME Berliner Seminar
Excavation as Critique in/of the Arab Present
Zeina G. Halabi (AUB / EUME Fellow 2018-20), Chair: Refqa Abu-Remaileh (FU Berlin / EUME Fellow 2017/18)
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Excavation as Critique in/of the Arab Present Zeina G. Halabi (AUB / EUME Fellow 2018-20), Chair: Refqa Abu-Remaileh (FU Berlin / EUME Fellow 2017/18) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin EUME Berliner Seminar 20180620T170000 20180620T183000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin